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CBO deficit report advises smaller fed workforce

In a new report on reducing the federal deficit, the Congressional Budget Office suggests that cutting 70,000 government jobs over the next decade and changing the math used for civilian and military pensions could save $100 billion.

Tags: CBO , deficit , pay and benefits , COLA , workforce , personnel , hiring , retirement , pensions , Federal Employees Comparability Act , budget , Jory Heckman , chained CPI

Wednesday - 11/26/2014, 11:24am EST

Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Some new choices may be coming to your Thrift Savings Plan account, but you won't see those choices for a while. First, the TSP board wants to know the best way to offer those choices. Kim Weaver is director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained what may become part of your TSP account.

Tags: Kim Weaver , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , In Depth , retirement

Tuesday - 11/18/2014, 04:15pm EST
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Art Stein, Certified Financial Planner

Cold temperatures have arrived and with them, the season to think about holiday plans. But you should also start thinking about your investment strategies for 2015 and beyond. Art Stein is a certified financial planner and investment manager. He has long experience with federal employees and their particular concerns. Stein joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with some advice for dealing with the Thrift Savings Plan and other matters.

Tags: Tom Temin , Federal Drive , financial planning , investment advice , investment , Thrift Savings Plan , pay and benefits , workforce

Thursday - 11/13/2014, 07:03pm EST
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Can new investment options keep people in the TSP?

In a bid to keep more people participating in the Thrift Savings Plan even after they leave the government, members of the plan's oversight board have approved a million-dollar-plus study of new investment options, including mutual funds that focus on real estate, emerging markets and socially responsible companies.

Tags: FRTIB , Greg Long , Dana Bilyeu , Emily Kopp , retirement , personal finances

Monday - 11/17/2014, 02:55pm EST

Emily Kopp, Reporter, Federal News Radio

Turbo-charged customer service and some more customized services may be available to Thrift Savings Plan investors in the future. Greg Long, the executive director of the TSP, says the TSP may provide these services -- since they see participants taking all their money out of their accounts when they retire. Federal News Radio Reporter Emily Kopp tells In Depth with Francis Rose what Greg Long is most worried about.

Tags: Emily Kopp , pay and benefits , retirement , workforce

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 04:50pm EST
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Young and old feds alike struggle with financial choices

Young feds are too passive; older feds too hasty with their retirement savings, according to Greg Long, executive director of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. He spoke at a meeting Wednesday of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission.

Tags: financial literacy , personal finances , Greg Long , pay and benefits , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , Financial Literacy and Education Commission

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 02:59pm EST

TSP funds on the rise in October

All TSP funds, except for the I fund, posted positive results for the month of October, according to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.

Tags: Federal Thrift Investment Board , Kim Weaver , retirement , pay and benefits , Jory Heckman

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 10:19am EST

Federal benefits, finances and legal planning

Co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan discuss what the various NITP presenters addressed at last week's "bennies and bucks" meeting.

Tags: pay & benefits , For Your Benefit , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , NITP , Roth TSP , Voluntary Contribution Program , Social Security , CSRS Offset

Monday - 11/03/2014, 10:10am EST
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Investment king tells TSP Board: Feds are in good shape for retirement

Larry Fink, chief executive officer of BlackRock, spoke at a meeting Monday of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which administers the Thrift Savings Plan.

Tags: Kim Weaver , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , Larry Fink , BlackRock , retirement , benefits , In Depth , Emily Kopp

Wednesday - 10/29/2014, 04:09pm EDT
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ISO love outside the TSP? Consider the cost

A huge pile of investment capital -- $420 billion-plus and growing daily -- is begging to be rescued by a private sector suitor, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. The money is 4.6 million Thrift Savings Plan accounts held by current, retired or former federal and postal workers and military personnel.

Tags: Mike Causey , Mike Causeys Federal Report , retirement , pay and benefits

Friday - 10/03/2014, 02:00am EDT
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